Installation of ABB drives sees the University of Leeds achieve significant reduction in energy use, cutting carbon emissions and energy costs.
Improvement in the operation of its ovens is enabling manufacturer Acrivarn to attract new customers.
Less blade wear and greater uptime of a billet mill saw are among the benefits from retrofitting an ABB motor and variable-speed drive (VSD) at Tata Steel’s Stocksbridge plant.
ABB variable-speed drives have helped a manufacturer of circlips cut production stoppages from typically three a week to none.
A wastewater treatment plant in Bradford is saving over £61,000 on energy costs following installation of ABB variable-speed drives on its re-circulation pumps.
Although variable-speed drives are most frequently associated with energy saving, they also continue to play a major role in improving the operation of a process or production line.
ABB automatic power factor correction technology has enabled McCain Foods to make more efficient use of the existing power network at its Scarborough site and avoid a major investment in new power infrastructure.